Category Archives for Mining

4 New Met Mines Planned for Pennsylvania

At least four new underground metallurgical coal mines are planned for Pennsylvania in 2017 as the industry looks to take advantage of rising demand and prices for met coal both domestically and internationally after spending several years in the doldrums. … Continue reading

07. January 2017 by Terry Headley
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Four Critical Energy Issues to Watch in 2017

President-elect Trump will likely start rolling back eight years of Obama administration climate regulations and restrictions on coal, oil and gas development The U.S. may be on the cusp of a stark turning point in energy and climate policy with … Continue reading

03. January 2017 by Terry Headley
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Coal offers cautious optimism for Trump at first post-election conference

URL: https://www.snl.com/InteractiveX/article.aspx?CDID=A-38623833-12331&KPLT=4 SNL, Christopher Coats, 12/8/2016 At one of the first industrywide gatherings since Election Day, the coal sector offered cautious optimism about the Trump administration’s impact on the industry after years of challenges. Gathered in New York for the … Continue reading

10. December 2016 by Terry Headley
Categories: American Coal Council, Beltway & Beyond, CAA, carbon, CCP, CCS, CCT, CCUS, Climate Change, CO2, Coal Trading Conference, conference, CPP, Election, Emerging Markets, Energy, Energy Trading, EPA, Export, Industry Reports, Mercury, Mining, NSPS GHG, OSM, Ozone, Permits, Policy, Power Generation, Stream Buffer Zone Rule | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Coal offers cautious optimism for Trump at first post-election conference

After the Election: What Coal Needs Most

Energy and Environment Monitor, M. Shane Harvey and Jackson Kelly, (11/28/2016) Energy and Environment Monitor, M. Shane Harvey and Jackson Kelly, (11/28/2016) URL: http://eem.jacksonkelly.com/2016/11/after-the-election-what-coal-needs-most.html My colleagues and I have the privilege of working with coal operators every day in the … Continue reading

10. December 2016 by Terry Headley
Categories: American Coal Council, carbon, CCP, CCS, CCT, CCUS, CO2, coal, CPP, Energy, Jobs, Mining, Stream Buffer Zone Rule | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on After the Election: What Coal Needs Most

MRC Documentary Tells the Story of Lives Devastated by the War on Coal  

RESTON, VA – The Media Research Center (MRC) announces the launch of its new documentary titled, Collateral Damage: Forgotten Casualties of the Left’s War on Coal. Several organizations, including, Americans for Tax Reform, Competitive Enterprise Institute, Cornwall Alliance, E&E Legal, … Continue reading

10. December 2016 by Terry Headley
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US mines see safest year on record, feds say

BY TIMOTHY CAMA, The Hill URL: http://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/306654-feds-mining-saw-safest-year-on-record The United States mining industry this year reported its fewest fatalities and lowest injury rate in nearly four decades of records, federal regulators said. Mines had only 25 deaths in fiscal 2016, which ended Sept. … Continue reading

10. December 2016 by Terry Headley
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Reports: Trump to pick Okla. attorney general for EPA

WASHINGTON – Media sources are reporting President-elect Donald Trump will name Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to head the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The American Coal Council welcomes the choice of Pruitt. In his capacity as Oklahoma AG, Scott … Continue reading

09. December 2016 by Terry Headley
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Sunrise Coal Gets Approval for Oaktown Mine Shaft December 8, 2016

OAKTOWN, INDIANA — Sunrise Coal, a subsidiary of Hallador Energy LLC, will begin construction on a new $5 million mine shaft to reduce underground travel time for more than 100 employees of its Oaktown underground mining complex in Knox County, … Continue reading

09. December 2016 by Terry Headley
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Coal may surpass natural gas as most common electricity generation fuel this winter

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Short-Term Energy Outlook, November 2016 After declining for several months, the share of U.S. electricity fueled by coal is expected to slowly begin growing when compared to the same period last year. In contrast, the … Continue reading

29. November 2016 by Terry Headley
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ACC issues statement on Glei-Case Western analysis

URL: https://www.worldcoal.com/coal/24102016/acc-issues-statement-on-glei-case-western-analysis World Coal (October 2016) —A recent analysis by the Great Lakes Energy Institute (GLEI) of Case Western Reserve University concluded the decline of the nation’s coal industry has been due to market forces and technology: “EPA rules have … Continue reading

30. October 2016 by Terry Headley
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